Benzenebutanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-gamma-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-gamma-methyl-
Valeric acid, 4,4-bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C17H18O4
Molecular Weight: 286.32
Appearance: white to pale yellow crystal.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, cleansing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as intermediate. eg: synthesis of resins, surfactants, plasticizers.
Viscosity controlling agent in personal care products.